I am in a place, that place, where the love of what you’re doing has become visceral—sharing your platform, teaming with other authors, bringing diverse books to readers. I am humbled to be granted this opportunity, and I know she wants me to stop thanking her, so I’ll just sneak it in here that none of this would have been possible without Jessica Watkins. She is the epitome of what happens when women, especially women of color, work together.
It’s 10pm (as I’m writing this) and I’m still marketing, still advertising, still pushing. I’ve been writing, editing, and planning for 2018.
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”